A Critical Study of Thailand’s Higher Education Reforms: The by Rattana Lao

By Rattana Lao

This publication bargains a severe exam of up to date greater schooling reforms in Thailand positioned within the broader ancient, socio-economic and political alterations. via a qualitative case learn with 3 equipment of inquiry, this e-book explores why diversified 'global schooling guidelines' such quasi-privatisation, internationalization, as caliber overview (QA) have resonated in Thailand larger schooling area. Grounded in coverage borrowing and lending, this publication makes use of the politics, economics and tradition of borrowing to examine significant reforms in Thailand for the previous 100 years. it truly is argued that historic legacy, coverage contexts and trust structures of coverage elites play pivotal roles in facilitating coverage adjustments or the shortcoming thereof. whereas ancient research elucidates that the Thai country has continuously been an lively borrower of western rules, the perseverance of the 'Thai-ness' discourse has frequently been used to indicate its so-called independence and idiosyncrasy. This in-depth research of the Thai case goals to give a contribution to the serious stories in Asian schooling, comparative larger schooling, coverage borrowing and lending and Thai reports. The tradition of Borrowing intensively reports the coverage appropriation within the Thai schooling approach via analysing:

•????? Selective Borrowing and the ancient improvement of Thai better schooling

•????? The Asian financial hindrance as Window of chance: self sustaining University

•?????Internationalization of educating: Quantitative and Qualitative demanding situations

•????? The Emergence of caliber rules and their Rationales

•????? The meant and unintentional results of caliber guidelines

This ebook will attract researchers in schooling, relatively to students learning academic rules in the context of tertiary schooling. it is going to additionally curiosity students specialising in Asian and South-east Asian Studies.

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